UN symposium to combat Terrorism Kick off

UN symposium to combat Terrorism Kick off NAIROBI: NEWS Line: African counter-terrorism must be holistic, well-funded, underpinned by respect for human rights, and most importantly backed by strong political will to defeat terrorism, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday. Guterres addressed the official opening of the African Regional High-Level Conference on Counter-Terrorism and the Prevention of Violent Extremism Conducive to Terrorism currently underway in the Kenyan capital Nairobi. Guterres said that the threat of terrorism in Africa is spreading and destabilizing entire regions, noting that the situation in the Sahel and the…

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France’s intended Technology Giants Tax: US Launched Probe

France’s intended Technology Giants Tax: US Launched Probe WASHINGTON: NEWS Line: France and some other countries have decided to implement the tax on a national level after the European Commission scraped a digital tax plan for the bloc in March to elaborate a common stance on the issue at a global level. US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced that he launches investigation into France’s intended tech giants tax, adding that Washington is very concerned that the tax would “unfairly target American companies”. “The President has directed that we investigate the effects of…

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Domestic Workers Act Enforcement is revolutionary step

Domestic Workers Act Enforcement is revolutionary step FAISALABAD: NEWS Line: Punjab Minister for Labour & Human Resources Ansar Majeed Khan has said that the enforcement of Punjab Domestic Workers Act 2019 was a revolutionary step of present govt. which would provide social protection to the domestic workers. He stated this while addressing the inaugural ceremony of registration of domestic workers held at local Banquet Hall at Jaranwala road. Provincial Parliamentary Secretary for Labour Shakeel Shahid, MPAs Latif Nazar, Mian Waris Aziz, Commissioner Social Security Punjab Saqib Manan, Divisional Commissioner Mehmud…

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Federal Budget presented for approval in National Assembly

Federal Budget presented for approval in National Assembly by PTI led Govt. ISLAMABAD :- NEWS Line:- Minister of State for Revenue Hammad Azhar has unveiled the first budget for fiscal year 2019-20 of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)-led federal government with an outlay of Rs 7 trillion, in the National Assembly (NA) in Islamabad, today. In his budget speech, the minister said that the government has a brought a new thought, new commitment and new approach to governance. He said it is time to lift the people who have been left behind…

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NAB arrested Hamza Shahbaz after Bail Rejects in LHC

NAB arrested apposition leader in Punjab Assembly Hamza Shahbaz after his Bail Rejects in Lahore High Court LAHORE:- NEWS Line:- The National Accountability Court (NAB) Lahore on Tuesday arrested the Leader of the Opposition in the Punjab Assembly and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Hamza Shahbaz in Ramzan Sugar Mills, and money laundering and assets beyond means cases as the Lahore High Court (LHC) turned down his applications for extension in his interim bail. Subsequently, the development has allowed the NAB to further investigate into corruption charges against him, and…

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